National Rally for Reform and Development

The National Rally for Reform and Development (abbreviated RNRD; Arabic: التجمع الوطني للإصلاح و التنمية‎), often known by its shortened Arabic name Tewassoul, is an Islamist political party in Mauritania. The party put forward their leader, Mohamed Jemil Ould Mansour, as their candidate for the 2009 Mauritanian presidential election.[1]

National Rally for Reform and Development

التجمع الوطني للإصلاح و التنمية
AbbreviationNRRD
PresidentMohamed Jemil Ould Mansour
SpokespersonAhmed Ould Wedia
Vice PresidentMohamed Ghoulam Ould El Hadj Cheikh
Founded2007
IdeologySunni Islamism
Islamic democracy
Religious conservatism
International affiliationMuslim Brotherhood
Seats in the National Assembly:
14 / 146
Seats in the Senate:
1 / 56
Website
tewassoul.org

The party is a part of the Muslim Brotherhood, which is considered a terrorist organization by the governments of Bahrain,[2][3] Egypt, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Syria and the United Arab Emirates.[4][5][6][7][8][9]

Tewassoul is a member of the opposition Coordination of the Democratic Opposition, and currently has 4 seats in the National Assembly,[10] and 1 seat in the Senate.[11]

As a result of the 2018 parliamentary election, Tewassoul has become the second largest political party in Mauritania.[12]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5hC-a7y9_LgRSRDv7eHEnJlE15hKA
  2. ^ "Bahrain News Agency - Bahrain backs Saudi Arabia, UAE, Foreign Minister says". Archived from the original on 2014-10-06. Retrieved 3 November 2014.
  3. ^ Anadolu Ajansı (c) 2011. "Bahrain FM reiterates stance on Muslim Brotherhood". Archived from the original on 2014-10-06. Retrieved 3 November 2014.
  4. ^ "Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood declared 'terrorist group'". Bbc.co.uk. 25 December 2013. Archived from the original on 2014-01-25. Retrieved 18 January 2014.
  5. ^ "Resolution of the State Duma, 2 December 2003 N 3624-III GD "on the Application of the State Duma of the Russian Federation" on the suppression of the activities of terrorist organizations on the territory of the Russian Federation" (in Russian). Consultant Plus. Archived from the original on 2016-01-01. Retrieved 2015-06-29.
  6. ^ "Saudi Arabia declares Muslim Brotherhood 'terrorist group'". BBC. Archived from the original on 2014-03-08. Retrieved 7 March 2014.
  7. ^ Alaa Shahine and Glen Carey, Bloomberg News (9 March 2014). "U.A.E. Supports Saudi Arabia Against Qatar-Backed Brotherhood". Bloomberg News. Archived from the original on 2014-03-10. Retrieved 9 March 2014.
  8. ^ "{title}". Archived from the original on 2012-08-29. Retrieved 2013-02-18.
  9. ^ "{title}". Archived from the original on 2013-07-23. Retrieved 2013-05-03.
  10. ^ "{title}" (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on 2013-11-13. Retrieved 2012-12-01.
  11. ^ "{title}". Archived from the original on 2015-02-09. Retrieved 2013-02-18.
  12. ^ "Mauritania's ruling party wins majority parliament". Washington Post.

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